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DECC has released their response to the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) pre-accreditation consultation this afternoon (available at:


Welcome to the latest CLASP information digest.

This last month has seen unprecedented changes made to renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives in the UK and we bring you a summary of those.


The latest set of UK local authority and regional carbon dioxide emissions national statistics for 2005-2013 were released last week and CLASP have produced a briefing on this for CLASP and APSE Energy members (kindly funded by APSE). 


Welcome to the CLASP Update for June.

This contains a quick round-up of post-election news on Bills and Minister, plus changes to wind energy policy, news of funding, fuel poverty stats, community energy resources and a number of events taking place in July.



Learning from the Swedish approach in technology procurement and introducing DEPA –a procurement co-operation between municipalities in the UK and their peers in Sweden.



CLASP has been working with the Lake District National Park and Cumbria Action for Sustainability to develop a pack of resources (both physical and electronic) for use when supporting rural communities with low-carbon energy planning.


CLASP's latest policy, new, funding and resource digest (7th May 2015) is now available online and includes:


We are pleased to announce that from the 1st April 2015 Climate UK CIC ( have committed to take on the CLASP brand and objectives and to maintain a limited provision of CLASP’s core services for two years while seeking to establish the programme as a sustainable service going forward.


The Future of CLASP Support on Sustainability, Energy and Resilience


DECC is inviting local authorities (LAs), working with their local partners, to apply for a share of £25m capital funding to be used to improve the housing of those in fuel poverty living in their area.